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Fundamentals of Operations Management


Fundamentals of Operations Management

Fundamentals of Operations Management

Gain excellent skills in operations management and learn strategies to manage operations efficiently


Students: 12,064
Course Description

This free business skills course introduces you to the world of operations management and is useful to those who wish to learn and understand more about the role it plays in organisations.


Using an interactive presentation style, the lessons go through the role of operations management in both manufacturing and service organisations.
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It also covers strategies used, such as capacity planning, facilities location planning, aggregate planning and scheduling, as well as inventory management techniques and quality management.


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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will have a thorough understanding of competitive advantages, strategic plans, activities and critical decisions that are required when managing operations in an organisation. You will know the characteristics of an operations manager and the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness.
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This course will help you gain a good knowledge of inventory and quality management.
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Module Title
Operations management
Operations management strategies
Applying operations management
Introduction to Operations Management - Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Fundamentals of Operations Management
Course # 194
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 9
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description 

This free business skills course introduces you to the world of operations management and is useful to those who wish to learn and understand more about the role it plays in organisations.


Using an interactive presentation style, the lessons go through the role of operations management in both manufacturing and service organisations. It also covers strategies used, such as capacity planning, facilities location planning, aggregate planning and scheduling, as well as inventory management techniques and quality management.

License 
Release Date 19 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Balazs Molnar Germany Quick and great overview on the fundamentals. 2015-02-23 17:02:31
  • Andrew Derrick Idenyi Nigeria It is indeed a strategic course in Operations Management as it is very revealing and tactical in resolution and approach to meeting operational challenges. This is very informing. Great course. 2015-02-13 02:02:59
  • Stephen Appiah Ghana Its an interesting course very helpful for refreshing and a useful tool for newly entrepreneurs and prospective entrepreneurs as well. 2015-01-19 10:01:15
  • Nkeke Solomon Makakase South Africa This course is vital and relevant to my sitting as i am current in pharmaceutical production. The material is spot-on and on point. 2015-01-15 23:01:32
  • Mahesh Nagwan India A perfect course to develop a basic understanding of the Operations Management. 2015-01-05 20:01:44
  • Vivek Dhawan Belgium very informative. 2014-12-26 18:12:41
  • Ian Gregory Smith Saudi Arabia I good short course that gives a basic overview of the tasks related to being a Operations Manager. An ideal lead in to further studies in this field. 2014-12-25 15:12:50
  • MadhukarReddy Charabudla India Good understanding of operations management. 2014-12-20 18:12:38
  • Anthony White United States of America Loved it 2014-12-16 19:12:18
  • Mark Johnston United States of America This is a very good beginning test. 2014-12-10 15:12:03
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